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Items Tagged ‘Ian Makey’

November 28, 2022

Beating the odds for a transplant

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

When the phone rang in the middle of a Sunday night news program, and the caller ID flashed Mayo Clinic, Dennis Pinkerton and his wife, Rhonda, knew it was a pivotal moment. The doctor on the line delivered news he thought he’d never hear. A pair of donor lungs — kept alive and breathing on […]

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Tags: Center for Regenrative Biotherapeutics, COPD, Dennis Pinkerton, double lung transplant, emphysema, ex vivo lung perfusion, Ian Makey, Jorge Mallea


December 15, 2020

Competitive alligators chomp at the bit to showcase health care innovations

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

It was a spinoff of the popular “Shark Tank” television show — virtual style. The amended format of the 2020 Alligator Tank health care innovation competition at Mayo Clinic in Florida allowed teams two minutes to pitch their projects to a panel of judges during an event hosted online. More than 100 Mayo Clinic staff […]

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Tags: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Alligator Tank, Alvaro Moreno Aspitia, Aziza Nassar, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Charles Bruce, Daniel Trifiletti, entrepreneurship, Ernest Bouras, Ian Makey, James Meschia, Johnny Sandhu


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